Bernie Madoff's Son Found Dead
Bernie Madoff's Son Found Dead
Mark Madoff, the 46-year-old son of Bernie Madoff, was found dead in his Manhattan apartment this morning in an apparent suicide. Earlier this week, Mark and his brother Andrew were sued by the trustee handling Bernie's victims' claims. picked by suebe 4 weeks ago
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 Burma Building Secret Nuclear Site
Burma Building Secret Nuclear Site
Dock workers have reported loads of suspicious cargo. As many as 300 North Koreans are rumored to be working at the site. The international community has long suspected Burma of harboring nuclear ambitions. The details raise the alarm about the effects of North Korea's nuclear capabilities ending up in the hands of rogue states. picked by Bornbad 4 weeks ago
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  Cops were seconds from drawing guns on mob attacking Prince Charles' car
Cops were seconds from drawing guns on mob attacking Prince Charles' car
"Off with their heads!" picked by Bornbad 4 weeks ago
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 WikiLeaks: Defense Contractor Pimped Young Boys to Afghan Cops
WikiLeaks: Defense Contractor Pimped Young Boys to Afghan Cops
Your tax dollars at work: Texas-based DynCorp, which is contracted in Afghanistan by the U.S. government, hosted a "bacha bazi" party for Afghan police recruits. These events involve young boys dressed as women who perform sexual dances for older men, and are then auctioned off to the highest bidder for sex. Pretty sick stuff. picked by B-MoreRavensFan 4 weeks ago
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 The Pearl Harbor Spy
The Pearl Harbor Spy
The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, remains one of the most infamous events in U.S. history. Yet the spy who played a key role in the sneak attack is a forgotten man, unknown even to many World War II buffs. picked by plurk 4 weeks ago
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 Car Kills 8 Cyclists in Italy
Car Kills 8 Cyclists in Italy
A speeding car driven by a man whose license had been revoked because of dangerous driving and who had been smoking marijuana plowed head-on into a group of cyclists in southern Italy on Sunday morning, killing eight of them and injuring four others, police officials said. picked by Bornbad 1 month ago
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 U.S. and Korea free trade agreement
U.S. and Korea free trade agreement
This free trade agreement is the largest the US had partnered in since NAFTA and the first with a major Asian economy. picked by b2run 1 month ago
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 Reality A and Reality B
Reality A and Reality B
What were the events demarcating the spirit of the 21st century from that of the 20th? From a global perspective, they were, first of all, the destruction of the Berlin Wall and the subsequent rapid end of the Cold War order, and second, the destruction of the World Trade Center buildings on Sept. 11, 2001. The first act of destruction was one filled with bright hopes, while the one that followed ... read full post picked by Bornbad 1 month ago
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 Assange's 'Sex Crime' is having sex without a condom.
Assange's 'Sex Crime' is having sex without a condom.
Julian Assange, founder of Wikileaks, is wanted not for allegations of rape, as previously reported, but for something called "sex by surprise," which his lawyer said involves a fine of 5,000 kronor or about $715. picked by Moogle 1 month ago
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 Real Hunters Don’t Shoot Pets
Real Hunters Don’t Shoot Pets
In most canned hunts tame or semi-tame game species, reared in captivity, are placed in enclosures of varying sizes, and the gate is opened for the client, who has been issued a guarantee of success. Canned hunts are great for folks on tight schedules or who lack energy or outdoor skills. picked by Bornbad 1 month ago
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 Lee Harvey Oswald's coffin goes on auction block
Lee Harvey Oswald's coffin goes on auction block
"We have his first death certificate," Sanders said. "I don't think it's ever been seen. It's handwritten, whereas the death certificate that's legendary is typed. We have the table that Oswald's body was on. We have the funeral register. We have anything that came with that day in history." picked by Bornbad 1 month ago
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  Amtrak To Allow Guns, Ammo On Trains
Amtrak To Allow Guns, Ammo On Trains
As of Dec. 15, passengers will be required to call 24 hours in advance to notify Amtrak that they plan to carry a weapon. They'll also need to complete a declaration form. picked by Bornbad 1 month ago
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 Is squirrel the perfect austerity dish?
Is squirrel the perfect austerity dish?
"I do not cook the squirrel heads, although my mother dearly loved them - squirrel brains," he recalls. "They have a nutty taste." picked by Bornbad 1 month ago
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 Men use more than 60 different words for penis
Men use more than 60 different words for penis
Popular terms include Tallywhacker, Little Man, Joystick, Schlong and One-Eyed Trouser Snake, according to a survey of British men.
Careful@work...400 words picked by Bornbad 1 month ago
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 Copenhagen to Build Highways... For Bicycles
Copenhagen to Build Highways... For Bicycles
The creation of bike highways "comes right on time", says Danish Cyclist Federation spokesman Frits Bredal. "Copenhagen's roads are overloaded with people who want to ride their bicycles in all kinds of weather." picked by B-MoreRavensFan 1 month ago
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 China sets up research body to study Roman genetics in China
China sets up research body to study Roman genetics in China
In 53 B.C. a 6000 strong Roman army went missing. Genetic tests and building styles seem to indicate that they ended up in Northwest China. picked by b2run 1 month ago
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 The face for childhoods lost in the holocaust
The face for childhoods lost in the holocaust
The story behind a photo taken during the liquidation of the Warsaw ghetto that shows a young boy raising his arms in surrender to an SS soldier. Dan Porat says the image represents the traumatic experience shared by many.

<--this photo picked by bingo 1 month ago
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 10 Ancient Bodies Preserved in the Bogs of Europe
10 Ancient Bodies Preserved in the Bogs of Europe
The Tollund Man was so perfectly preserved in Denmark's Jutland bog that at first his head and face were mistaken for a murder victim and police were called. Finally, baffled, the officials called in an archaeology professor, who said the victim was over 2,000 years old. picked by Bornbad 1 month ago
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 Thank You. No, Thank You
Thank You. No, Thank You
It turns out, giving thanks is good for your health.
A growing body of research suggests that maintaining an attitude of gratitude can improve psychological, emotional and physical well-being. picked by Bornbad 1 month ago
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 Flying snakes' secret revealed
Flying snakes' secret revealed
The snake dangles 49 feet (15 meters) off the ground, tail entwined around a branch. Suddenly, the animal rears up and launches, flinging its body toward the forest floor. picked by Bornbad 1 month ago
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 Marijuana Activist Whips Up Thanksgiving Pot Recipes
Marijuana Activist Whips Up Thanksgiving Pot Recipes
If you're looking for a way to spice up Thanksgiving dinner, a little herb can do the trick -- or a lot if you're medical marijuana activist Kim Twolan. picked by Bornbad 1 month ago
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 Apple and News Corp. Join Forces For Digital-Only News Publication
Apple and News Corp. Join Forces For Digital-Only News Publication
"Several sources said Apple chief Steve Jobs and Murdoch have been in conversations about the project for a while."

*one more fair and balanced news outlet for Murdoch* picked by B-MoreRavensFan 1 month ago
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 Thanksgiving guilt trip
Thanksgiving guilt trip
How warlike were Native Americans before Europeans showed up? picked by Bornbad 1 month ago
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 Will Canada be the first developed nation to decriminalise Polygamy?
Will Canada be the first developed nation to decriminalise Polygamy?
Polygamy reference case could open door to legalizing multiple marriage picked by Bornbad 1 month ago
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 China's New Drones Raise Eyebrows
China's New Drones Raise Eyebrows
Western defense officials and experts were surprised to see more than 25 different Chinese models of the unmanned aircraft, known as UAVs, on display at this week's Zhuhai air show in this southern Chinese city. picked by Bornbad 2 months ago
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